Maldives President Mohamed Waheed steps down

Maldives President Mohamed Waheed stepped down as president as the country prepared to hold the second round of the Presidential Election.

President greets Maldives on Republic Day

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted Maldives President on the 48th Republic Day celebration of the nation of 1,192 small and big islands.

Maldives moves up runoff to Sunday to avoid deadlock

After two failed attempt to elect a president, Maldivian authorities today decided to move up the possible runoff of the presidential re-vote to Sunday to avoid any constitutional crisis in case there is no clear winner in polls.

Maldives President doubts credibility of upcoming election

Maldives President Mohamed Waheed says he will remain an independent observer of the upcoming Presidential Election but expressed doubts over its credibility.

Commonwealth calls for credible polls in Maldives

The Commonwealth called for a credible Presidential Election in the Maldives on October 19 after the previous results were annulled.

Maldives President calls for peaceful elections on poll-eve

The Maldives has faced political turbulence since democratically-elected president Mohamed Nasheed was forced to resign in 2012.

Have more access to Chinese funds: Maldives

Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed noted that the bilateral ties with India have been strained due to the termination of the contract that was given to GMR.

Ex-Maldivian president Nasheed holds talks with diplomats

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has had talks with diplomats accredited to the Maldives based in Colombo on the current political situation in the country, Nasheed`s spokesman said on Tuesday.

Maldives president must step down: Nasheed

Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed Hassan must quit and an interim, caretaker government should be set up, former president Mohamed Nasheed demanded Thursday.

Ex-UK AG paid £7,500 to advise Maldives’ Waheed

Maldives’ first freely-elected president Mohamed ‘Anni’ Nasheed was ousted by his deputy, Mohammed Waheed Hassan, in February.

`India only a facilitator in Maldives`

Amid allegations that it was
interfering in the internal affairs of Maldives, India made it clear that it was just a facilitator.

Fulfil early poll date promise: Maldives` ex-Prez

Nasheed and his followers claim that Ibrahim had financed the opposition during Nasheed`s presidency to overthrow him.

Nasheed party lawmakers allege victimisation

"A number of our MPS have been arrested, have been physically hurt," Hamid Abdul Ghafoor, spokesperson of International Affairs of the MDP said.

Ex-leader`s allies seize few Maldives police posts

Nasheed`s supporters began rioting, throwing fire bombs
and vandalizing a private TV station that had been critical of
Nasheed`s government.

Forced out at gunpoint: Ex- Maldivian president

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed said he was forced from office in a coup and he demanded that his successor immediately resign.

Maldives Vice President ashamed by judge`s arrest

Maldives journalists have accused the government of intimidation and threats against those reporting on the political dispute.